Research will focus on how state-level policies have affected labor market participation, health outcomes Washington, D.C. – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth announced today that it will award $225,800 to two research teams to explore the effects of state-level paid family and medical leave policies on labor market participation and drug-related outcomes. “The topics […]
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New research will focus on inequality’s effects on human capital, tax policy, market concentration, and the labor market Washington, D.C. – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth announced today that it will award more than $1 million across nearly 30 grants to economists and social scientists investigating whether and how economic inequality affects economic growth […]
Data underscore the need for changes to how GDP is measured FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2019 Contact: Erica Handloff, 202-545-3354 or email@example.com WASHINGTON – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth released new data this morning revealing how the economy performed for Americans up and down the income ladder in 2015 and 2016. The new […]
Herbert Sandler, whose death we deeply mourn, never had a title at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. But this organization, with its mission of advancing evidence-backed ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth, would not exist without the support and leadership of Herb and the Sandler Foundation. In 2014, Equitable […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2019 Media Contacts: Stacy A. Anderson, (202) 238-3114, firstname.lastname@example.org | Erica Handloff, (202) 756-5747, email@example.com The Hamilton Project at Brookings & Washington Center for Equitable Growth Co-Host Forum & Release New Book on “Preparing for the Next Recession” Event Panelists to include Ben S. Bernanke, Robert E. Rubin, Christina Romer […]
Heather Boushey, Executive Director and Chief Economist at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, issued the following statement in reaction to the death of Princeton University economist Alan B. Krueger: We at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Alan Krueger. He was devoted to serving the […]
The American Antitrust Institute, or AAI, announced today that it has named Michael Kades, Equitable Growth’s Director of Markets and Competition Policy, to its Advisory Board. AAI is an independent, nonprofit organization devoted to promoting competition that protects consumers, businesses, and society. It conducts research, education, and advocacy on the benefits of competition and the […]
Landmark legislation directs federal agency to report on the state of economic inequality in the United States FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erica Handloff, 202-545-3354 or firstname.lastname@example.org Washington, D.C.—Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced the “Measuring Real Income Growth Act of 2018” today, which directs the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis to report […]
Fifth annual round of grantmaking brings total awards to nearly $4 million for growing body of research exploring the relationship between economic inequality and economic growth FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erica Handloff, 202-545-3354 or email@example.com Washington, D.C. – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth announced today that it will award 24 grants this year, totaling […]
Washington, D.C.—Karen Dynan, a former assistant secretary of the Treasury for economic policy and current Harvard University economics professor, has joined the Washington Center for Equitable Growth’s Steering Committee, the organization announced today. Dynan is professor of the practice of economics at Harvard. During her tenure at the Treasury Department, from 2014 to 2017, she […]